Deep breaths. One, two, three. Three, two, one. Water v. human. Human v. water. Deep breaths one, two, three – no, stop. Water in the lungs. Beautiful, cool, sweet water now burning in the passage of the throat Water, once soothing a patched throat Now tearing it apart, like fire. Hands, feet, skin. … More Peace at last
The truth is, they never saw me as an equal. Never as a true friend. One calls me her best friend but would never share what best friends are supposed to. For that, there were others. Because let’s face it, who wants to share things with a kid? I was only there so I may … More Say something I’m giving up on you
Oh, it hurts. Like a knife, should I say? Or like a burning cigarette end? More than both, for I have been both stabbed and burnt.